languet meaning


    Definition of languet in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlanguets
    1. A tongue-shaped implement, specifically.
      1. 1973, Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow:
      2. If there is music for this it’s windy strings and reed sections standing in bright shirt fronts and black ties all along the beach, a robed organist by the breakwater—itself broken, crusted with tides—whose languets and flues gather and shape the resident spooks here.
    2. (archaic) A narrow tongue of land.
      1. (zoology) A tongue-like organ found on certain tunicates.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        1. en languets
        2. fr languette
        3. fr languettes
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        Meaning of languet for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "languet" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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